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Dec 9, 2016 – “Reducing Violence Through Specific Public Health Methods”

Reducing Violence Through Specific Public Health Methods” Dr. Gary Slutkin, MD Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Cure Violence Professor of Epidemiology and International Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, School of Public Health Former Chief, Intervention Development, World Health Organization Sponsored by the Office of the Dean, UNMC | College of Public Health When: DEC 9, 2016 12:00- 1:00 PM Where: MAURER CENTER FOR PUBLIC HEALTH ROOM 3013

April 27, 2016 – “Climate Change, Rising CO2, Plant Biology and the Implications for Public Health.”

“Climate Change, Rising CO2, Plant Biology and the Implications for Public Health.” Lewis H. Ziska, PhD Plant Physiologist, USDA-ARS, Crop Systems and Global Change Lab When and Where WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27, 2016 12:00-1:00 PM MAURER CENTER FOR PUBLIC HEALTH ROOM 1001 Watch Recording Objectives: 1. To provide a foundation for the impact of climate change and rising CO2 levels on plant biology. 2. To provide and disseminate information related to how plants directly impact health via aeroallergens, contact dermatitis and toxicology. 3. To provide an… Continue Reading

April 6, 2016 – “Health Equity for U.S. Hispanics/Latinos: Are we making Progress?”

“Health Equity for U.S. Hispanics/Latinos: Are we making Progress?” Aida L. Maisonet Giachello, PhD Professor, Department of Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine Northwestern University The presentation will share areas addressing Hispanics/Latinos health (e.g., life expectancy, more research, and data, etc.). The presentation will focus on areas in which serious health gaps still exits. Additionally, Dr. Giachello will summarize several of her research studies including intervention research studies using Community Based Participatory Action Research (CBPAR). She will conclude with some recommendations for program planning and… Continue Reading

March 9, 2016 – “Sports and Recreation-related Traumatic brain injury Treated in Emergency Departments, 2001-2012.”

“Sports and Recreation-related Traumatic brain injury Treated in Emergency Departments, 2001-2012.” PRESENTED BY COLLEGE OF PUBLIC HEALTH WHEN & WHERE WEDNESDAY, MARCH 9TH, 2016 12:00-1:00 PM MAURER CENTER FOR PUBLIC HEALTH ROOM 3013 Objectives: 1. Describe the trends of TBI by type of sport and recreation activity (SRA). 2. Describe selected epidemiological characteristics of TBI by type of SRA. 3. Describe the estimated severity of TBI by type of SRA.   Watch Recording

February 17, 2016 – ““The Social Consequences of Immigration: Public Health Considerations.””

UNMC College of Public Health Grand Rounds “The Social Consequences of Immigration: Public Health Considerations.” Kristine J. Ajrouch, PhD Professor of Sociology Eastern Michigan University   Objectives: To describe the magnitude and nature of immigration to a specific locale. To share the range of well-being and health consequences of Immigration. To discuss policy and programmatic actions needed to enhance well-being in U.S. locales experiencing immigration.   Kristine J. Ajrouch, PhD is Professor and Interim Head in the Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminology at Eastern… Continue Reading

January 20, 2015 – “The Intersection of Immigration Law and Healthcare: A case for the creation of medical/legal partnerships that focus on providing immigration legal services.”

UNMC College of Public Health Grand Rounds “The Intersection of Immigration Law and Healthcare: A case for the creation of medical/legal partnerships that focus on providing immigration legal services.” Charles “Shane” Ellison Legal Director/Deputy Executive Director, Justice For Our Neighbors – Nebraska Adjunct Immigration Law Professor, Creighton University School of Law Objectives: Explain how immigration law and access to affordable healthcare are inextricably entwined. Explain how immigration status can work as a barrier to timely accessing affordable care. Explain how the creation of medical/legal partnerships… Continue Reading

December 2, 2015 – “Population Health Strategies for Improving HPV Vaccination Rates: Community and Clinical Opportunities”

College of Public Health Grand Rounds Maurer College of Public Health, 3013 December 2, 2015 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm   “Population Health Strategies for Improving HPV Vaccination Rates: Community and Clinical Opportunities” Lila J. Finney Rutten, PhD, MPH – Associate Professor of Health Sciences Research and Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Scientific Director of the Population Health Science Program in the Kern Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester MN Lila J. Finney Rutten, Ph.D., MPH, is an Associate Professor… Continue Reading